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  • Understanding Donation
    for transplantation The good news is anyone can make a difference and save lives through organ eye and tissue donation Age Anyone of any age has the potential to be a donor and adults should not opt out of the Ohio Donor Registry due to age The oldest donor in the United States was 92 years old at the time of his death Teens may register upon receiving a Temporary Instruction Permit age 15 however consent of a parent s or guardian s is required should a child under the age of 18 become eligible to donate In addition to registering people under 18 are encouraged to discuss their donation wishes with their parent s or guardian s Medical History No matter your age there will be a thorough review of your medical history at the time of death to determine if you are eligible to donate even if you have existing medical conditions Recent advances in transplantation now allow more people to become donors including those with Diabetes Cancer but cancer free Poor eyesight cornea donation HIV AIDS The opportunity to impact lives starts with a personal commitment to register as an organ eye and tissue donor More than

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  • How You Can Help
    lives is to register as an organ eye and tissue donor and share your donation wishes with your family After that there are many ways that you can help build awareness about organ eye and tissue donation Here you ll find resources for groups including teachers and healthcare professionals as well as information about opportunities to help in your workplace and through volunteering How You Can Help Spread the Word

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  • Stories of Hope
    DONORS We find comfort in knowing Alex gave life to people and they continue to live a full life because of him Julie and Ron parents Alex organ donor DIED WAITING Our hopes for a larger family were put on hold Rhonda wife Rob died waiting DONATE LIFE OHIO MANY FACES PHOTO SHOOT Tell your story Has your life been touched by organ eye or tissue donation either as a

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  • News & Events
    had been found He never gave up hope Rice recalled He always talked about when not if he would get his transplant Read More Sanchez family knows their son s the real champ One little Washington C H boy has something in common with a celluloid hero He has a new infatuation with Rocky and Ian says I m the little guy but I m a fighter and I m a champ said Stacey Sanchez Stacey and Harold Sanchez are the parents of four children one of which has dealt with more in his short life than most deal with in a lifetime Read More Philanthropy Friday Lifeline of Ohio The Need For Organ And Tissue Donors Right now there are 105 508 Americans waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant including more than 3 000 Ohioans Sadly 18 men women and children die every day in the U S because a transplant didn t come in time Read More UTICA The halls of Utica High School were quiet Wednesday morning as students mourned the loss of Macine Maci Randall a 17 year old senior who friends said always made them smile Friends and family members remember Jeff Robinson and Maci Randall as selfless giving people Both Licking County residents were able continue to help others after their deaths by being organ donors Randall 17 of Utica and Robinson 48 of Pataskala were killed in January car crashes Randall died on Jan 6 two days after she was injured in a car crash on U S 62 Robinson died Jan 27 two days after a driver who police say was fleeing a traffic stop slammed into his vehicle on Ohio 79 Read More Schoolmates mourning loss of Utica senior UTICA The halls of Utica High School were quiet Wednesday morning as

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  • Resources
    of uniform high quality and available in quantities sufficient to meet national needs Community Tissue Services communitytissue org Community Tissue Services serves the public through recovery processing and distribution of human tissue grafts used for transplantation Division of Transplantation organdonor gov The official organ donation and transplantation website of the U S Department of Health and Human Services Donate Life America donatelife net Donate Life America is a non profit alliance of major professional patient health science transplant and voluntary organizations Its purpose is to increase public awareness of organ and tissue donation correct misconceptions about donation and increase willingness to donate Eye Bank Association of America restoresight org The Eye Bank Association of America EBAA is a not for profit organization of eye banks dedicated to the restoration of sight through the promotion and advancement of eye banking National Donor Family Council donorfamily org The National Donor Family Council supports the needs and expectations of all organ and tissue donor families and assists the healthcare professionals who work most closely with these families Community Resources Central Ohio Lions Eye Bank coleb org The Central Ohio Lions Eye Bank is a non profit organization dedicated to restoring improving and preserving vision in Central and Southern Ohio Cincinnati Eye Bank cintieb org The Cincinnati Eye Bank is a not for profit recovery organization serving southwestern Ohio northern Kentucky and eastern Indiana by providing donor eyes for corneal transplantation and ophthalmic research Cleveland Eye Bank eversightvision org The Cleveland Eye Bank is a non profit recovery organization dedicated to restoring sight by providing donated eye tissue for cornea transplantation research and teaching in Northeastern Ohio Lifebanc lifebanc org Lifebanc is the organ procurement organization serving the northeastern part of Ohio LifeCenter lifepassiton org LifeCenter is the organ procurement organization serving the greater

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  • About Us
    a life saving transplant On average one will die every 48 hours awaiting a transplant that doesn t come in time But you can help Register to become an organ eye and tissue donor today Coverage Area Refer to our additional resources page for our coverage map and list of agencies The Second Chance Trust Fund Your 1 Contribution Can Give Hope to Thousands of Ohioans The Second Chance Trust Fund was founded in 1997 to support projects that raise awareness about the importance of organ eye and tissue donation throughout Ohio One of the projects was the establishment of the Ohio Donor Registry and supporting the coalition of organ and tissue recovery agencies that make up Donate Life Ohio The Second Chance Trust Fund is sponsored by the Ohio Department of Health read more Why a Chair The thought of seeing an empty chair where a sister father husband or daughter once sat is heartbreaking But it s the reality for the families of the 200 Ohioans who die each year waiting for a life saving organ And it s the fear of the families of the more than 3 400 Ohioans currently waiting for a life saving transplant

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  • Register2
    Recipient EDWARD DRAKE II Transplant Games Athlete Kidney Recipient MORGAN MERSY Transplant Games Athlete Liver Recipient MORGAN MERSY Transplant Games Athlete Liver Recipient RYAN ZINN Transplant Games Athlete Heart Recipient RYAN ZINN Transplant Games Athlete Heart Recipient CLARK BECK Transplant Games Athlete Kidney Recipient CLARK BECK Transplant Games Athlete Kidney Recipient TONYA GOMEZ Transplant Games Athlete Double Lung Recipient TONYA GOMEZ Transplant Games Athlete Double Lung Recipient BRUCE JOSEPH Transplant Games Athlete Tissue Recipient BRUCE JOSEPH Transplant Games Athlete Tissue Recipient DEANNA HARTMAN Transplant Games Athlete Cornea Recipient DEANNA HARTMAN Transplant Games Athlete Cornea Recipient Ways to Register Anyone can say YES to organ eye and tissue donation If you haven t already said YES at the BMV there are three easy ways to register Register online You will need a valid Ohio driver license or state identification card Say YES at the BMV when you receive or renew your driver license or state identification card You should also talk to your family about your wishes so they can help honor your decision Complete and mail a Donor Registry enrollment form Be a Hero Register as an organ eye and tissue donor today By registering your decision with the Bureau

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  • How You Can Help
    lives is to register as an organ eye and tissue donor and share your donation wishes with your family After that there are many ways that you can help build awareness about organ eye and tissue donation Here you ll find resources for groups including teachers and healthcare professionals as well as information about opportunities to help in your workplace and through volunteering How You Can Help Spread the Word

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